The University of New Mexico offers an online bachelor's degree completion program in Technology & Training, administered through the Organization, Information & Learning Sciences department. The BS in Technology & Training can help students create a path to a more secure career future, focusing on providing students with the background needed to design and develop online and face-to-face training in a variety of fields and disciplines.
In addition to providing a well-rounded program that focuses on organizational learning and training, the BS in Technology & Training will also:
- Enhance opportunities for advancement in your chosen career
- Increase your earning potential
- Expand your employment opportunities
- Broaden your consulting prospects
The Technology & Training bachelor's degree offers all of the courses associated with the major requirements needed to complete the BS in an online format.
The major requirements for completing the program total 45 credit hours. Below is a listing of all of the required courses and planned offerings:
- OILS 102 Online Learning and Strategies for Success
- OILS 320 Information Management for Professionals
- OILS 405 Management of eLearning Systems
- OILS 420 Creativity and Technical Design
- OILS 440 Survey of Human Resources Development and Instructional Technology
- OILS 457 Leading the Training Organization
- OILS 466 Principles of Adult Learning
- OILS 470 Workplace Training
- OILS 471 Designing Training
- OILS 472 Training Techniques
- OILS 473 Measuring Performance in Training
- OILS 481 Technological Change and Society
- OILS 483 Instructional Applications: Computer Technology
- OILS 495 Field Experience
To graduate with a BS in Technology & Training, a student must complete a minimum of 121 credit hours. UNM requires approximately 37 hours distributed between seven areas to complete the University Core Curriculum. The university also requires completion of a 3 credit hour U.S. and Global Diversity and Inclusion requirement. Students may transfer course work from other accredited institutions to fulfill these requirements.
The BS in Technology & Training program requires additional coursework in the following areas:
- 9 credit hours of Management/Communication Skills
- 30 credit hours of technical course work
- 45 credit hours of OILS undergraduate courses
In addition to the UNM undergraduate admissions requirements, the following is required for admission to the Technology & Training undergraduate program:
- 2.75 cumulative GPA
- Meeting with the OILS Undergraduate Advisor to discuss the degree program and to work on a proposal for the student's Technical Studies course work
- A letter of intent, outlining the student's reasons for applying to the program, along with education and career goals
- OILS application
For additional degree and program requirements for the BS in Technology & Training, please refer to the UNM Catalog.